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Wildflower Season is coming to a Close

Iris cristata
With the sudden rise in temperatures and mostly dry conditions in the last ten days, the spring wildflower season sped up and it won’t be long for the season to be over throughout Ohio...


Stage’s Pond Winter Hike

Posted on 1/7/2015 by State Nature Preserves

We invite you to explore the fields, forests, and ponds of Stage's Pond State Nature Preserve Sunday, January 11 from 1-4 p.m. Dominated by glacial geology, the 3.5 mile trail system is flat, allowing easy hiking.

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Ohio’s Old-Growth Forests

Posted on 12/22/2014 by State Nature Preserves

There are few places in nature more tranquil or awe-inspiring than an old-growth forest. Stepping underneath their lofty emerald canopies reveals a living, breathing masterpiece of what nature can do when given the time and opportunity.

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